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Derry City

Website - http://www.derrycityfc.net

Team Profile

Nickname: Candystripes

Country of Origin: Ireland

Ground: The Brandywell

Ground History

Grounds

NameStart DateEnd Date
The Brandywell Aug 1929 Present

Derry City History

Derry City Football Club was founded in 1928 (refounded 2010) and has spent the majority of its time in the League of Ireland in the Premier Division, the top tier of league football in the Republic of Ireland. However, the club was expelled in November 2009 when it was discovered there were secondary, unofficial contracts with players. Derry were reconstituted a few weeks later and readmitted to the First Division.

Derry City are the League of Ireland's only participant from Northern Ireland. They play their home fixtures at the Brandywell Stadium and the players wear red and white striped shirts from which their nickname, the Candystripes, derives.

The club initially played in the Irish League, the domestic league in Northern Ireland, and won a title in 1964–65. In 1971 security concerns related to unrest in Northern Ireland meant matches could not be played at the Brandywell. The team played "home" fixtures 30 miles (48 km) away in Coleraine. Security forces withdrew their objections to the use of the Brandywell the following year, but in the face of insistence from the Irish League that the unsustainable arrangement continue, the club withdrew from the league.

After 13 years in junior football Derry joined the League of Ireland's new First Division in 1985/86. Derry won the First Division title in 1987 and achieved promotion to the Premier Division where they remained until 2009, being relegated as a result of financial problems rather than poor sporting performance. The club won a domestic treble in 1988–89, the only Irish club to ever do so.

League Champions:Twice
1988/89, 1996/97.

First Division Champions: Twice
1986/87, 2010.

FAI Cup Winners: Five times
1988/89, 1994/95, 2002, 2006, 2012.

League Cup Winners: Eleven times
1988/89, 1990/91, 1991/92, 1993/94, 1999/00, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2018.

League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Season Standing
2006 Runner-up
2005 Runner-up
1996-1997 Winner
1994-1995 Runner-up
1991-1992 Runner-up
1989-1990 Runner-up
1988-1989 Winner

League of Ireland First Division

Comp Season Standing
2010 Winner
1986-1987 Winner

FAI Cup

Comp Season Standing
2018 Winner
2017 Runner-up
2016 Runner-up
2015 Winner
2014 Runner-up
2012 Winner
2008 Runner-up
2006 Winner
2002 Winner
1996-1997 Runner-up
1994-1995 Winner
1993-1994 Runner-up
1988-1989 Winner
1987-1988 Runner-up

League Cup

Comp Season Standing
2019 Runner-up
2018 Winner
2011 Winner
2008 Winner
2007 Winner
2006 Winner
2005 Winner
2001-2002 Runner-up
1999-2000 Winner
1993-1994 Winner
1991-1992 Winner
1990-1991 Winner
1989-1990 Runner-up
1988-1989 Winner
1986-1987 Winner

Derry City 2021 Record



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  Matches Wins Draws Losses
11 1 6 4
11 5 2 4
Total 22 6 8 8

Derry City 2021 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Against Venue Score Att
March 20, 2021 Longford Town Longford Strokestown Road 0 - 2
April 3, 2021 Waterford Waterford The Brandywell 1 - 2
April 9, 2021 St. Patrick's Athletic St. Pats Richmond Park 0 - 2
April 13, 2021 Shamrock Rovers Shamrock R The Brandywell 0 - 2
April 16, 2021 Drogheda United Drogheda The Brandywell 1 - 1
April 20, 2021 Dundalk Dundalk The Brandywell 1 - 1
April 24, 2021 Sligo Rovers Sligo The Showgrounds 1 - 0
April 30, 2021 Bohemians Bohs Dalymount Park 2 - 1
May 3, 2021 Finn Harps Harps The Brandywell 1 - 2
May 7, 2021 Longford Town Longford The Brandywell 1 - 1
May 15, 2021 Shamrock Rovers Shamrock R Tallaght Stadium 1 - 1
May 21, 2021 Waterford Waterford Regional Sports Centre 1 - 0
May 24, 2021 St. Patrick's Athletic St. Pats The Brandywell 2 - 2
May 28, 2021 Drogheda United Drogheda United Park 2 - 1
June 11, 2021 Bohemians Bohs The Brandywell 1 - 1
June 18, 2021 Finn Harps Harps Finn Park 2 - 1
June 21, 2021 Sligo Rovers Sligo The Brandywell 1 - 1
June 25, 2021 Dundalk Dundalk Oriel Park 1 - 2
July 2, 2021 Waterford Waterford The Brandywell 2 - 0
July 9, 2021 St. Patrick's Athletic St. Pats Richmond Park 0 - 1
July 16, 2021 Shamrock Rovers Shamrock R The Brandywell 2 - 4
July 31, 2021 Longford Town Longford Strokestown Road -
Aug. 6, 2021 Drogheda United Drogheda The Brandywell -
Aug. 13, 2021 Dundalk Dundalk The Brandywell -
Aug. 21, 2021 Sligo Rovers Sligo The Showgrounds -
Sept. 3, 2021 Bohemians Bohs Dalymount Park -
Sept. 10, 2021 Finn Harps Harps The Brandywell -
Sept. 24, 2021 Longford Town Longford The Brandywell -
Oct. 1, 2021 Shamrock Rovers Shamrock R Tallaght Stadium -
Oct. 8, 2021 Waterford Waterford Regional Sports Centre -
Oct. 15, 2021 St. Patrick's Athletic St. Pats The Brandywell -
Oct. 25, 2021 Drogheda United Drogheda United Park -
Oct. 29, 2021 Bohemians Bohs The Brandywell -
Nov. 5, 2021 Finn Harps Harps Finn Park -
Nov. 12, 2021 Sligo Rovers Sligo The Brandywell -
Nov. 19, 2021 Dundalk Dundalk Oriel Park -

Derry City 2021 Record - Friendly

Comp Date Against Venue Score Att
Feb. 28, 2021 Bray Wanderers Bray Carlisle Grounds 0 - 0
March 3, 2021 Finn Harps Harps The Brandywell 1 - 1
March 6, 2021 Bohemians Bohs Dalymount Park 0 - 0
March 13, 2021 Shamrock Rovers II Shamrock RII The Brandywell 2 - 2

Derry City 2021 Record - FAI Cup

Comp Date Against Venue Score Att
July 24, 2021 Drogheda United Drogheda United Park 1 - 1

Derry City Squad

Players at the club between 1 Jan & 31 Dec of selected year


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Player Pos Age Nation Start Cur
Declan Devine
Mgr 47 years, 11 months Northern Ireland March 1, 2019
Nathan Gartside
GK 23 years, 5 months Northern Ireland Aug. 16, 2018
Jack Lemoignan
GK - Ireland Jan. 17, 2020
Mark McChrystal
DF 37 years, 1 month Ireland July 5, 2019
Darren Cole
DF 29 years, 7 months Scotland June 12, 2017
Ronan Boyce
DF - Ireland Aug. 30, 2019
Danny Lupano
DF 20 years, 11 months Belgium March 3, 2021
Ciaran Coll
DF 29 years, 11 months Ireland Dec. 5, 2018
Evan McLaughlin
DF - Unknown July 2, 2021
Daniel Lafferty
DF 32 years, 4 months Northern Ireland Dec. 17, 2020
Brendan Barr
DF - Ireland April 15, 2019
Eoin Toal
DF 22 years, 5 months Northern Ireland May 10, 2017
Aaron Harkin
MID 28 years, 5 months Ireland March 20, 2021
Joe Thomson
MID 24 years, 6 months Scotland July 2, 2020
Caoimhin Porter
MID - Ireland April 13, 2021
Michael Harris
MID - Ireland Jan. 17, 2020
Caolan McLaughlin
MID - Ireland March 20, 2021
Ciaron Harkin
MID 25 years, 7 months Northern Ireland Dec. 30, 2018
Mark McFadden
MID - Ireland March 20, 2021
Odhran Kennedy
MID - Ireland March 20, 2021
Jack Malone
MID - Ireland May 21, 2019
Marc Walsh
MID 20 years, 4 months Ireland Feb. 22, 2021
William Fitzgerald
FW 22 years, 2 months Ireland Feb. 22, 2021
James Akintunde
FW 25 years, 4 months England July 30, 2020
Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe
FW - England July 2, 2021
Patrick Ferry
FW - Ireland Jan. 17, 2020
David Parkhouse
FW 21 years, 9 months Northern Ireland Jan. 13, 2021
Michael Glynn
- Northern Ireland March 20, 2021
Cameron McJannet
- Ireland Aug. 29, 2020
Jamie McGonigle
- Unknown June 29, 2021
To be Confirmed
- England None